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Principal/ Sr Principal Electrical Engineer (AHT)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10045413

Category: EngineeringLocation: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems has mid- to senior- level Electrical engineering position in the Huntsville Hardware Engineering (HHWE) group of the Combat Systems and Mission Readiness (CSMR) division.Position supports one or more projects performing Electrical design engineering to integrate Command and Control systems into tactical platforms for Department of Defense programs. These projects include air and missile defense command systems, anti-artillery systems, wheeled and armored vehicles, command operations centers, or security and warning systems, as well as associated activities.Responsibilities include:- Electrical design of parts, assemblies, subsystems, and complete systems, including drafting/review/revision/release of engineering drawings, selection of components and materials- Coordination and management of multi-disciplinary aspects of product design, including cabling, interconnects, power, and electromagnetic interference- Leading design teams developing technical solutions to complex engineering problems, ranging in scale from large subassemblies to entire deliverable products, in an Agile Hardware environment- Leading collaboration with other functional areas such as Production, Procurement, Systems Engineering, Quality, and Logistics to facilitate aspects of product design, integration, and support in an Agile Hardware environment- Serving as primary engineering contact for internal buyers and external vendors to exchange information and facilitate the design, fabrication, delivery, and inspection of particular components or systems- Performing Electrical engineering analyses, such as power loading, power quality analysis, thermal output, electrical design derating, and authoring reports documenting them- Management, development and maintenance of bills of material in support of design, production, proposal, or other business activities, including engineering cost estimation- Supporting proposal efforts through authoring of technical subsections, development of bills of material, production of engineering cost and labor estimates, and other activities.- Leading the creation, coordination, delivery, and defense of engineering briefings to support internal and external design reviews, including to company management and government customer representatives- Managing the preparation and submittal of contract deliverable reports and data packages- Mentoring and informally training junior- to mid-level engineersThis requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.Basic Qualifications:This requisition may be filled at either a Sr Principal Electrical Engineer or Principal Electrical Engineer.BQs for a Principal Electrical Engineer are: BS degree and 5+ years of experience in Electrical design, or a Masters degree and 3+ years of experienceBQs for a Sr Principal Electrical Engineer are: BS degree and 9+ years of experience in Electrical design, or a Masters degree and 3+ years of experience.Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience in Electrical design.
  • Detailed knowledge of product design, especially in the area of integration of subsystems that include network communication (Wired and Wireless), power design and distribution, interconnect diagrams, wire harness/cable design.
  • Extensive experience in performance of trade studies to identify components that meet system and subsystem requirements.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Visio.
  • Experience drafting and reviewing electrical drawings to an industry standard (IPC/TIA/MIL-STD/ASE/ASME) in support of designs in a production environment
  • Experience in performing system troubleshooting using standard test equipment (Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Multi-Meters)
  • Ability to support periodic travel to customer sites in the continental United States.
  • Experience in leading small technical teams solving challenging, multi-disciplinary design problems
  • Ability to get Secret Security Clearance.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with RF relative to radio design, tactical radio systems and amplifier/antenna fundamentals
    • Experience with managed network devices and systems
    • Experience with wireless point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and multipoint communication devices and systems
    • Exposure to embedded system hardware and software designs
    • Experience in EMI/EMC/HEMP design requirements implementation
    • Certification to IPC-620 Workmanship Standards
    • Proven track record in development of power solutions (AC, DC, Vehicle Power Systems, Battery, Solar)
    • Experience using PLM/PDM and MRP Systems (Team Center, SAP)
    • Proven problem-solving skills to rapidly address issue identified during production and installation
    • Experience in working in an autonomous work environment on complex projects
    • Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through system sustainment
    • Experience working in Agile for Hardware project development, particularly in a leadership role
    • Experience preparing or reviewing proposals for Department of Defense programs
    • Experience developing/improving formal, documented engineering processes and procedures
    • Active security clearance, minimum level Secret

      Salary Range: $98,000 USD - $130,000 USDSalary Range 2: $120,000 USD - $160,000 USD

      Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

      The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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